Sydney Research

Sydney Research Awards and Scholarship Program 2017

Sydney Research Awards and Scholarship ProgramSydney Research brings together a world-leading network of health and medical research experts.

As part of the Sydney Innovation and Research Symposium 2017, Sydney Research is once again calling for applications for the Sydney Research Awards and Scholarships Program.



Recognition awards are based on activity over the last 12 months and are to highlight research excellence, early career researchers and research supervisors.

Nominations are being accepted for the following award categories:

  • Research Excellence Award: Overall best publication in a high impact journal.

  • Young Researcher Award: Outstanding performance as an Early Career Researcher (up to seven years post PhD).

  • Supervisor Award: Outstanding effort as a postgraduate research supervisor.


To nominate someone for the above categories, please email a brief outline (up to 250 words) in support of your nomination and forward to

Basic Science Award, the Annual Health Research Infrastructure Award (AHRIA) is a $10,000 one off, early researcher award, recognising an individual with high research potential undertaking basic science research in the health and medical field. Funds are awarded to assist with the purchase, installation, maintenance and hire or lease of equipment associated with the research project. Use of funds is required within 12 months.

Annual Health Research Infrastructure Award (AHRIA) application guide and terms and conditions.



Scholarships include the Clinician Researcher Scholarship (CRS), designed to encourage and support clinicians seeking to pursue a clinical research career and the Health Informatics Research Scholarship (HIRS) which aims to encourage research into how clinicians, academics and researchers can work with health information and communication technology to improve delivery of care and outcomes for patients.

Clinician Researcher Scholarship (CRS) application guide and terms and conditions

Health Informatics Research Scholarship (HIRS) application guide and terms and conditions.



All awards and scholarship applications can be submitted to and must be received by close of business Friday 12 May 2017.